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Turkey: 6 killed in bomb attack on military convoy in Diyarbakir 01:47

Turkey: 6 killed in bomb attack on military convoy in Diyarbakir

Turkey, Diyarbakir
February 18, 2016 at 10:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least six Turkish security force members were killed after a bomb attack targeted a military convoy in Diyarbakir, Thursday.

The attack comes just a day after 28 people were killed and another 61 injured in a bomb blast in Ankara, which also targeted a military vehicles.

Turkey has been hit by a series of attacks in recent months, including a suicide bomb claimed by the so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) that killed 10 people in Istanbul last month.

Ankara is also currently engaged in a military operation against the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) in the country's southeast and on the border with neighbouring Syria.

Turkey: 6 killed in bomb attack on military convoy in Diyarbakir 01:47
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At least six Turkish security force members were killed after a bomb attack targeted a military convoy in Diyarbakir, Thursday.

The attack comes just a day after 28 people were killed and another 61 injured in a bomb blast in Ankara, which also targeted a military vehicles.

Turkey has been hit by a series of attacks in recent months, including a suicide bomb claimed by the so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) that killed 10 people in Istanbul last month.

Ankara is also currently engaged in a military operation against the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) in the country's southeast and on the border with neighbouring Syria.

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